Mastery passes often for egotism.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
The persons born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest...
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation.
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in...
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
The child, offered the mother's breast, Will not in the beginning grab it; But soon...
If you have any faith, give me, for heaven's sake, a share of it! Your...
Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned...
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
Few people have the imagination for reality.
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.